Tag: "women"

#RubyCup and Giving Girls Power all over the world

#RubyCup and Giving Girls Power all over the world

February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

In times when sustainable and eco-friendly are paramount, it was very timely that in September of 2011, three former classmates at the Copenhagen Business School moved to Kenya and ultimately created a social mission sustained by the Ruby Cup. The company, Ruby Cup is a “Buy One Give One” program.  It is also the only […]

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Women Driving Excellence 2016 #WDE16 #CAS16 #NissanCAS

Women Driving Excellence 2016 #WDE16 #CAS16 #NissanCAS

February 13, 2016 | Comments (0)

On Tuesday, February 16th at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive,  The Chicago Auto Show will host Women Driving Excellence for the 4th year. Spearheaded by MJ Tam and Beth Rosen of Sparkfete and #ChicagonistaLIVE fame, this year’s celebration will continue its tradition of honoring exemplary, local, Chicagoland women who have shared their passion for the […]

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Meet NEA's New President: Lily Eskelsen Garcia

Meet NEA’s New President: Lily Eskelsen Garcia

September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

National Education Association‘s new President, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a jewel. Her tenure began September 1, 2014, and she hit the ground running. Very approachable, knowledgeable and open, her passion for the teachers she serves and the children impacted is inspiring. President Garcia shared that her predecessor, Dennis Van Roekel, was instrumental in her getting […]

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Tory Johnson's 'The Shift'

Tory Johnson’s ‘The Shift’

September 26, 2014 | Comments (1)

I am over-weight. I have always struggled with my weight. There have only been two times in my life when I was thin. High School and College. Somehow I have always maintained the same size in clothes, probably because the weight distributes to my behind! Along with a girlfriend of mine, I have attempted every […]

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Habitat For Humanity & Natasha Need YOU!

Habitat For Humanity & Natasha Need YOU!

August 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Natasha, how did you become involved with Habitat For Humanity? I became involved with Habitat for Humanity when my husband and I decided that we wanted to start looking at options to buy new homes in the city of Chicago. When I spoke to a realtor friend of mine, and expressed concern over never being […]

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#StopHIVTogether Campaign

#StopHIVTogether Campaign

May 13, 2014 | Comments (1)

Learning that so many are unaware of how close HIV is to them has made the CDC’s (Center for Disease Control Prevention) Campaign extremely necessary. HIV/AIDS infects our friends, our mothers, our fathers and our children. Hiding in shame and stigma does not make it go away. Learn more on how you can stay safe, […]

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Real Women Give

Real Women Give

October 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

Often people will question how to raise better, more conscientious children who will then turn into great citizens. The formula is obviously varied and convoluted. There are so many ingredients that go into making well-rounded, generous people, but the most important of these is based in giving. Just ask Karyn Brianne. She is part of […]

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The First Computer Program

The First Computer Program

September 5, 2013 | Comments (2)

If you know something about the history of computers you might know that the very first “computer” was called the ENIAC. It used vacuum tubes and was designed by John Presper Eckart and John Mauchly and it was used by the United States military to accurately calculate missile trajectories. The very first computer program ever […]

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An Open Letter to Abercrombie & Fitch

An Open Letter to Abercrombie & Fitch

May 22, 2013 | Comments (3)

Dear Abercrombie & Fitch, I have recently learned that you do not make clothes in larger sizes because you feel that if your clothes appeared on teen girls who happen to wear a size 12 this would somehow hurt your brand.  You only want “cool kids” to wear your clothes.  I could point out to […]

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Great Handbags Can Be A Career

Great Handbags Can Be A Career

October 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

Sometimes The Chicago Moms meet incredible women and simply HAS to do a Q & A! Moms supporting moms in their entrepreneurial quests is not only smart it is contagious! Q: You met at your kids’ soccer game, how did the subject of handbags come up? Gabrielle: We noticed so many of the moms were […]

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